Show #3983 - Wednesday, December 19, 2001

Champion's winnings matched to the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund ($10,000 minimum).
Performances by the L.A. Spirit Chorale.

Contestants

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Sarah Cooper, an administrative assistant from Whittier, California

Karim Moore, a civil engineer from Laurel, Maryland

Timothy Mahoney, a development officer originally from Detroit, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

BIOLOGY
SALAD DAYS
ORIGINAL TITLES
DICTATORS & TYRANTS
REMEMBER THE '60s?
YOU WEREN'T "THERE"
    $200 11
This side dish takes its name from Dutch words meaning "cabbage salad"
    $200 6
Peter Benchley, 1974: "The Summer of the Shark"
    $200 1
Reigning from 54 to 68 A.D., he rivals only Caligula as Rome's most infamous emperor
    $200 12
A mock funeral was held in San Francisco in 1967 from "the death of" this type of long-haired radical youth
    $200 17
In a popular nursery rhyme, this line precedes "and he went a crooked mile"
    $400 22
Insalata Caprese contains alternating slices of tomato & this cheese, drizzled with olive oil & basil
    $400 7
Leo Tolstoy 1869: "All's Well That Ends Well"
    $400 2
As this "Emperor", Ferdinand II's promotion of Catholicism continued the Thirty Years' War of the 1600s
    $400 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew at the Apollo Theater.) This group appeared in a Motown review here in 1962 before their first number-one hit.
Where did our love go?
    $400 18
Ben & Cameron headlined this 1998 film about a guy who never stopped loving his high school crush
    $600 23
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Waldorf-Astoria.) The original Waldorf salad
had only apples, celery, and mayo, but now it's standard to add these nuts
    $600 8
Philip Roth, 1969: "A Jewish Patient Begins His Analysis"
    $600 3
Assassinated in 1961, Rafael Trujillo had been dictator of this Caribbean republic for over 30 years
    DD: $1,000 14
Hundreds died in a student protest in Mexico City on Oct. 2, 1968, 10 days before these opened
    $600 19
This Ethel Merman hit song is "like no business I know"
    $800 27
Lacking a hard shell, copepods are less crunchy than other members of this group, like crabs
    $800 25
Some say this salad of crabmeat on a bed of lettuce in a chili sauce was created at Seattle's Olympic Club
    $800 9
Robert Louis Stevenson, 1883: "The Sea-Cook"
    $800 4
King of Judea from 37 to 4 B.C., he ordained the infamous "Massacre of the Innocents"
    $800 15
Before Bridget Jones, there was this title character seen here in a 1966 movie
    $800 20
P.T. Barnum made this pithy observation regarding suckers
    $1000 26
Huntington's Disease is autosomal dominant, so one gene can cause it; CF is autosomal this, needing 2
    $1000 24
This type of orange adds a sweet tang to the classic Chinese chicken salad
    $1000 10
H.G. Wells, 1895: "The Chronic Argonauts"
    $1000 5
Ending his family's long dictatorial rule of Nicaragua, he was forced into exile by the Sandinistas in 1979
    $1000 16
On Oct. 23 of this year the New York Times proclaimed, "U.S. imposes arms blockade on Cuba"
    $1000 21
Baby, this song was a top 10 hit for the Drifters in 1959

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Timothy Karim Sarah
$1,000 $1,200 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Timothy Karim Sarah
$4,400 $2,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUDIO BOOKS
RHYME SPREE
NATIONS' MOST POPULOUS CITIES
ALONG COMES MARY
SWAN LAKE
JEFF PROBST IN AFRICA
    $400 18
This poet's "Odyssey", which may derive from the oral tradition, returns to it in a reading by Derek Jacobi
    $400 1
An Asian religion founder's name rhymes with this Dutch cheese
    $400 6
In Italy, pop. 2.7 million
    $400 13
She began playing an assistant producer at WJM-TV in Minneapolis in 1970
    $400 11
The lake is formed by these human secretions; it's not a happy lake
    $400 17
(I'm Jeff Probst in Africa.) This grave site marks the final resting spot for Elsa, the lioness made famous in this movie
    $800 19
Daytime judge heard here throwing the audio book at someone
    $800 2
A current TV cartoon mom's name rhymes with this word for a type of flat-bottomed boat
    $800 7
In Thailand, pop. 55 million
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew on a paddle boat.) The big wheel kept on turning for Creedence Clearwater Revival when this tune hit number two in 1969
    $800 23
Odette, the Swan Queen, is a swan except between dusk & this time when she's mostly human
    $800 27
(Jeff Probst in Africa.) You can tell he's an African elephant because he has these, like little pitchers
    $1200 20
Reading his own book, this 4-time Super Bowl champion QB assures us "It's Only a Game"
    $1200 3
The name of a Sandra Bullock action movie rhymes with this word meaning a kind of gluttony
    $1200 8
In India, pop. 18 million
    $1200 12
This 1983 world track champ might have said, Zola Budd, what's your problem? at the the 1984 Olympics
    DD: $5,000 24
The director of this theater hired Tchaikovsky to score the ballet, then called "The Lake of the Swan"
    $1600 22
Martin Balsam reads the we hope uncensored version of this 1934 Henry Miller classic
    DD: $1,600 4
The name of one of the 3 Stooges rhymes with this synonym for the word muscular
    $1600 9
In Liberia, pop. 1 million
    $1600 15
In 1959 she & her husband found a skull at Olduvai Gorge dated at about 1.75 million years old
    $1600 25
The dances at the ball include a Hungarian czardas & a Polish one of these, similar to a polka
    $2000 21
Joe Mantegna reads this hard-boiled author's "Out of Sight" & "Get Shorty"
    $2000 5
A compass direction rhymes with this term for a type of valiant search
    $2000 10
In Saudi Arabia, pop. 3 million
    $2000 16
19th century Holland was the setting for "Hans Brinker", her novel for young adults
    $2000 26
In the classic staging, this weapon was used by the prince to hunt the swans

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Timothy Karim Sarah
$6,400 $2,000 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE NICKNAME ORIGINS
One popular story is that men of this state fought so stalwartly it seemed their feet were stuck to the ground

Final scores:

Timothy Karim Sarah
$801 $1,799 $0
2nd place: a trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica & stay at Wyndham Rose Hall New champion: $1,799 3rd place: a trip to Cape Cod, Massachusetts & stay at Cape Codder Resort

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Timothy Karim Sarah
$6,000 $3,600 $10,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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